Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes

Carole F


Another goody from Ms. Betty! What is not to love about this one...

In our busy lives this is a simple way too make a special little treat!

Picture from Betty Crocker, I will post my own asap!

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1 box
betty crocker supermoist devil's food cake mix, mixed as directed on box
1/2 tsp
almond extract, if desired
1 can(s)
21 ounce, cherry pie filling
small box (3 ounce size) instant vanilla pudding, mixed as directed on box
container (1 lb.) betty crocker chocolate frosting

How to Make Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes


  • 1Heat oven to 350. Make and bake cupcakes as directed on box, adding all ingredients suggested on box and adding almond extract, if desired. Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling racks. Cool completely; about 30 minutes.
  • 2Just before serving, remove paper baking cups. Cut cupcake in half horizonally with serrated knife. On bottom half of cupcake, spoon 1 tablespoon cherry pie filling; top with 2 teaspoons vanilla pudding. Replace top of cupcake.
  • 3Remove lid and foil cover from frosting container. Microwave frosting on High 30 seconds. Stir thoroughly until very soft and smooth, microwaving an additional 5 to 15 seconds if necessary. Spoon 1 tablespoon frosting over top of cupcake. Top with cherry from pie filling. OR, you could use a stemmed maraschino cherry in place of the pie filling cherry.
  • 4Repeat steps 2 and 3 with remaining cupcakes. Serve immediately.

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About Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts, Chocolate